Course Information

Ulster University Foundation Degree in Construction Engineering with Surveying - HLA

Ulster University
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Time: 09:00–22:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 42
Hours per Week: 13
Total Hours: 546
Fee: FREE
Places Available: 15
Course Coordinator: Stephen.Moss@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 15 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Time: 09:00–22:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 42
Hours per Week: 13
Total Hours: 546
Fee: FREE
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Aisling.McCallan@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 17 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Time: 09:00–22:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 42
Hours per Week: 13
Total Hours: 546
Fee: FREE
Places Available: 15
Course Coordinator: Richard.Dougan@swc.ac.uk

Description

This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Construction Engineering and Surveying - building, land and quantity surveying, through gaining cutting edge technical skills and knowledge necessary for the modern Construction Industry. It will provide you with specific practical and professional skills, analysis, organisation, design, teamwork and communications. The course aims to leave you equally prepared to progress to complete your Honours Degree, to directly enter employment as a highly skilled employee, or to start your own business.

Additional Information

Work Placement is an integral part of this course, providing students with on-the-job training that provides valuable employability skills for their future career. Upon successful interview, you will be placed with a company for four days a week while attending college one day a week for the duration of this course.

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Core Modules

    During the course you will have the opportunity to study:

  • Construction Technology 1
  • Mathematics
  • 2D CADD
  • Surveying Technology
  • Materials and Comfort
  • BIM Basics
  • Structures
  • Introduction to Construction Measurement
  • Work-based Learning
  • Law and Contract
  • Maintenance and Adaptation
  • Site Management
  • Construction Economics
  • Project Development
  • Construction Technology 2
  • Modules are subject to change under revalidation.

    Assessment Method

    Assessment will be carried out via a variety of assessment methods which will include coursework assignments and end of module examinations as well as group activities and professional presentations. You will also be assessed in the workplace.

    Progression Opportunities

    On successful completion of this course and depending on performance, students can apply for entry to Year 2 of the following Ulster University Honours degree programmes:

  • BSc Hons Construction Engineering & Management
  • BSc Hons Building Surveying
  • Career Opportunities:

  • Contracts Management
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Building Surveying
  • Land Surveying
  • Building Control Officer
  • Entry Requirements

    Minimum 48 UCAS points (120 in old UCAS points); GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above or University-approved equivalent. In the event of over subscription, entry criteria maybe enhanced. Refer to general entry requirements.